Every year we suffer the loss of another great artist in the world of thespians. Sometimes it feels as though our beloved stars have lived their lives to the fullest, and sometimes it feels as if the world was cheated out of the experience of a beautiful creation. Either way, each and every life deserves the respect and honor of remembrance. Here is a quick overview of a few beloved actors the world lost this year. [Read more…]
If being in a movie doesn’t sound like a good time or a bucket list item, who knows what does. Unfortunately, most of the population doesn’t live in areas that are home to a bustling film scene. The chance of landing as an extra on set of your favorite TV show, or being an extra in the next Hangover film, just isn’t likely.
Luckily enough, you don’t always have to be an actor to land a gig as an extra. All it takes is being in the right place at the right time. Perhaps a little vacationing is in your future. If you keep your eyes and ears open to all that’s going on in the entertainment world, you just might find yourself vacationing at the very resort that a big movie is being filmed, in the very same time frame. [Read more…]
Everyone knows that the star-studded life can be more than a little diamond-studded. But sometimes the jewelry pieces chosen by directors can be more than a little outrageous when you see them on-screen. Sometimes the jewelry is exorbitantly expensive, sometimes obsessed over and other times it is simply beautiful. Included here are a few of the most outrageous pieces of jewelry that have been used on the big screen.
Keira Knightley’s Brooch
Keira Knightley was incredibly memorable in her portrayal of Anna Karenina, but perhaps did not shine quite as brightly as the diamonds. Knightly called up her connections at Chanel to gain access to jewelry for the movie, and boy, did they put out! Knightly wore a brooch in a scene where she is home and supposedly pregnant that was worth over $2.5 million. In addition to this brooch, Knightley revelled in the wearing of multiple other million dollar necklaces during filming. [Read more…]
Do you dream of working in television, whether it’s as an actor, writer, producer, or even network owner? It might seem like an impossible dream, but thousands of people in the television industry show there’s a solid need for professionals.
Some well-trodden paths could lead you to a TV career, as well as some unorthodox approaches that just might work. Here are seven ways you could break into the TV business. [Read more…]
Are you a fan of big stars lighting up the movie screen? Then you probably love ensemble films too since most of its cast members are given equal status, instead of having just one main star. Through the years, there have been many great films with ensemble casts. Today, we remember our 10 favourites.
When it came out in 1993, True Romance bombed, raking in only around $12,281,551, but with a budget of $13 million. And yet, today it’s a cult classic not only because of its bizarre story, but also because of its stellar ensemble cast that included Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Gary Oldman, Val Kilmer, Brad Pitt, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Sizemore, James Gandolfini, Chris Penn and Bronson Pinchot. [Read more…]